'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Apr. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$8,508,6369%3,133--$2,716$16,337,3961Disney
2The Interpreter$6,605,56261%2,7646$2,390$40,029,1102Universal
3XXX: State of the Union$5,432,82530%3,480--$1,561$9,612,7351Sony / Columbia
4The Amityville Horror (2005)$3,479,18737%3,058-265$1,138$52,981,9483MGM
5Sahara (2005)$2,743,42273%3,112-88$882$55,510,2314Paramount
6A Lot Like Love$2,227,83922%2,5020$890$13,525,6452Disney
7Fever Pitch (2005)$1,723,75859%2,192-683$786$35,591,7134Fox
8Kung Fu Hustle$1,456,13652%2,440-63$597$11,540,2064Sony Pictures Classics
10Guess Who$1,018,95059%1,863-621$547$64,946,4156Sony / Columbia